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Went to Steinway looking for a Hookah Cafe. As we walked around, we spotted a couple (or many), but they just weren't what we were looking for. (it was 1am) Some had too much lighting, others didn't have couches, and some were packed- we just wanted somewhere quiet, to lay back- talk, and smoke hookah! We then walked into Sehrana- where we were greeted by a nice waiter, who sat us down at one of the couches. Although our couch was next to what appeared to be a 60yr old man, with his hand up his 30 yr old's toooooo short skirt, we turned the other way and made good conversation. The place was cozy- small, but spacious-the tables were'nt too cluttered. The decor was nice- and I really liked the motion pictures on the wall- although I don't know if they go with the meditteranean theme.

Anyhow, the owner was our waiter- and since I had never seen this place before, I asked him if it was new- and alas! it was! After some conversation, I learned his name (Peter)- he treated us to some Baklava (which I didn't really like-- he admitted it was from Omonia-), and the Hookah was very good- tasted fresh (from what my bf told me--it was my first time so I didn't know what "fresh hookah" meant) and they kept coming around to change the coals. Also, Peter told us that when the weather gets better, he will have an open garden in the back!! --Hookah outside!!! :)

Overall, we had a great experience and will be going back soon! Anyone tried the "Meditteranean" food there? The people who were eating seemed to be loving it! That will be our next experience!

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  1. I found your post interesting and i'll try it out
    the only part i disagree about is the baklava because at omonia its very good
    I wonder if he had it sitting around for a while
    Who knows

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    1. re: pcorntail

      I'm used to homemade baklava-- and believe that omonia's is bland... but whatever...it might have been sitting around...? I will definitely be heading back to sehrana soon though! hopefullly we'll be able to sit outside next time!